Highest roads of Bhutan

The Kingdom of Bhutan is a very mountainous country located in south-central Asia, on the eastern ridges of the Himalayas. It is about 47,000 kilometres - roughly the size of Switzerland. The country is a rugged land of steep mountains and deep valleys.

A sensational narrow road to the summit of Chele La

Chele La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3.796m (12,454ft) above the sea level, located in the Paro District of Bhutan. It’s one of the highest mountain roads of the country.

A road with countless curves to the summit of Pele La

Pele La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3.423m (11,230ft) above the sea level, located in the Wangdue Phodrang District of Bhutan. It’s one of the highest mountain roads of the country.

The breathtaking road to Yotong La

Yotong La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3.436m (11,272ft) above the sea level, located in the Bumthang District of Bhutan. It’s one of the highest mountain roads of the country.

The road to Thrumshing La isn't an easy one

Thrumshing La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3.752m (12,309ft) above the sea level, located in the Lhuntse District of Bhutan. It’s one of the highest mountain roads of the country.

Dochu La

Dochu La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3.126m (10,255ft) above the sea level, located in the Thimphu District of Bhutan.

Shertang La

Shertang La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3.573m (11,722ft) above the sea level, located in the Bumthang District of Bhutan. It’s one of the highest mountain roads of the country.

Thrimshing La

Thrimshing La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3.682m (12,080ft) above the sea level, located in the Bumthang District of Bhutan. It’s one of the highest mountain roads of the country.

Kori La

Kori La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.406m (7,893ft) above the sea level, located in the Mongar District in southeastern-central Bhutan.

Yongphu La

Yongphu La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.610m (8,562ft) above the sea level, located in the Trashigang District of Bhutan.

Ohmba

Ohmba is a high mountain town at an elevation of 2.052m (6,732ft) above the sea level, located in the Trashiyangtse District of Bhutan. Drive with care as this is a mountain road with hairpin curves and dangerous dropoffs.

The road to Xia Quepu Lake is not for the faint of heart

Xia Quepu is a glacial lake at an elevation of 4.918m (16,135ft) above the sea level, located in Kangmar County of Xigazê in the Tibet Autonomous Region.

Tremo La: The Ultimate Road Trip Guide

Tremo La is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.705m (15,436ft) above the sea level, located on the Tibet/Bhutan border. The area was closed to residents and foreigners in 1962.

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